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Rorison Harmon Chadbourn

Name:
Harmon Chadbourn Rorison
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
Unit:
Kościuszko Squadron
Date of Death:
1976-02-27
State:
North Carolina
Cemetery:
Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina
Plot:
H
Row:
28
Grave:
A
Decoration:
Comments:

Born on 15 April 1893 in Bakersville, North Carolina Son of Richard Basket and Elizabeth Chadbourn Rorison Married to Margaret Devereuz Lippitt Rorison Brother of John Chadbourn Rorison Graduated from the School of Military Aeronautics, Ohio State University in 1917. From there went to the U.S. Aviation School at Mineola Field, Long Island and graduated on 1 November 1917. Assigned to France he went to Ossoudon and completed "Chasse Pilot" training. Later served in 22nd Aero Squadron , 2nd Pursuit Group, First Army Signed for enlistment with the Polish Military as a lieutenant on 27 November 1919. Joined the Kosciuszko Squadron to help in the Polish-Russian war. Received discharge from the Polish military to return to the U.S. military on 31 July 1920